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Health Careers Education
HL00209
EMT Clinical
36.00
The EMT preceptorship is a clinical experience based in the hospital or in the field. The purpose of the preceptorship is to provide students with patient contact experience to allow practice of skills in a clinical setting. A minimum of 8 hours in either the ED or with an Ambulance Service is required - students can finish up their clinical requirement, after that, in either clinical.
Lara Skaggs
405.743.5106
lskag@okcareertech.org
Successful completion of EMR
The student will perform the following skills under the supervision of a qualified preceptor within their scope of practice. By the end of the clinical course the student will be expected to be able to perform:

Assessment - Perform a basic history and physical examination to identify acute complaints and monitor changes. Identify the actual and potential complaints of emergency patients.
Therapeutic communication and cultural competency - Communicate in a culturally sensitive manner.
Psychomotor Skills - Safely and effectively perform all psychomotor skills within the National EMS Scope of Practice Model AND state Scope of Practice at this level.
Professionalism - Demonstrate professional behavior including: but not limited to, integrity, empathy, self-motivation, appearance/personal hygiene, self-confidence, communications, timemanagement, teamwork/ diplomacy, respect, patient advocacy, and careful delivery of service.
Decision-making - Initiates basic interventions based on assessment findings intended to mitigate the emergency and provide limited symptom relief while providing access to definitive care
Record Keeping - Report and document assessment data and interventions
Patient complaints - Perform a patient assessment and provide prehospital emergency care and transportation for patient complaints: abdominal pain, abuse/neglect, altered mental status/decreased level of consciousness, anxiety, apnea, ataxia, back pain, behavioral emergency, bleeding, cardiac arrest, cardiac rhythm disturbances, chest pain, constipation, cyanosis, dehydration, diarrhea, dizziness/vertigo, dysphasia, dyspnea, edema, eye pain, fatigue, fever, GI bleeding, headache, hematuria, hemoptysis, hypertension, hypotension, joint pain/swelling, multiple trauma, nausea/vomiting, pain, paralysis, pediatric crying/fussiness, poisoning, rash, rectal pain, shock, sore throat, stridor/drooling, syncope, urinary retention, visual disturbances, weakness, and wheezing.
Scene Leadership - Entry-level EMTs serve as an EMS team member on an emergency call with more experienced personnel in the lead role. EMTs may serve as a team leader following additional training and/or experience.
Scene Safety - Ensure the safety of the rescuer and others during an emergency.





Oklahoma EMS Consensus group 10/17/2011

http://www.ok.gov/health/Protective_Health/Emergency_Medical_Services/
http://www.ok.gov/health/Protective_Health/Emergency_Medical_Services/Education_
/index.html
http://www.ok.gov/health/documents/New%20EMT%20Standard.pdf


EMT: Basic - CTTC
- Aligns with National Standards through the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians

http://www.okcareertech.org/testing/Skills_Standards/Health_Career_Cluster.htm

EMT Basic - NREMT

http://www.nremt.org/about/about_exams.asp




EMT: Basic - CTTC

http://www.okcareertech.org/testing/Skills_Standards/Health_Career_Cluster.htm

EMT Basic - NREMT

http://www.vue.com/nremt/



NREMT

Oklahoma State Department of Health

Oklahoma EMS Consensus group 10/17/2011

http://www.ok.gov/health/Protective_Health/Emergency_Medical_Services/
http://www.ok.gov/health/Protective_Health/Emergency_Medical_Services/Education_
/index.html
http://www.ok.gov/health/documents/New%20EMT%20Standard.pdf
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Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
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Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Emergency & Fire Management Services Basic EMT Firefighter
Health Science Therapeutic Services Emergency Medical Technician
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Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Emergency & Fire Management Services Firefighter Specialist-Basic